The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 70 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.91% 1.88% 2.63%
As % of the System Software category 16.39% 16.51% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 23
Average salary £34,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
vSphere
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
183 109 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.73% 11.38% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 137 77 101
Average salary £33,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 12 £34,500 -
Cheltenham +9 7 £35,000 +17.64%
Cirencester +2 7 £34,500 +15.00%
Fairford - 2 £29,750 -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 47 (94.00%) VMware
2 43 (86.00%) Windows
3 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (66.00%) MS Exchange
6 28 (56.00%) Linux
7 25 (50.00%) Citrix
8 21 (42.00%) ITIL
9 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
10 18 (36.00%) SAN
11 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
11 17 (34.00%) SQL
11 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (34.00%) SCCM
12 16 (32.00%) Cisco
13 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (30.00%) Firewall
14 14 (28.00%) Clustering
14 14 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (28.00%) DNS
14 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (26.00%) XenApp
15 13 (26.00%) MCSE
15 13 (26.00%) Service Management
16 12 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
16 12 (24.00%) Symantec
16 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
16 12 (24.00%) WAN
16 12 (24.00%) Backup Exec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (66.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (22.00%) IIS
4 7 (14.00%) Apache
5 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (12.00%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (10.00%) Lync
6 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Office 365
2 5 (10.00%) SaaS
2 5 (10.00%) PaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) SAN
2 15 (30.00%) Firewall
3 14 (28.00%) DNS
4 12 (24.00%) WAN
4 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (20.00%) VPN
6 8 (16.00%) SMTP
6 8 (16.00%) VLAN
6 8 (16.00%) Network Security
7 7 (14.00%) SSL
7 7 (14.00%) LAN
8 6 (12.00%) Internet
8 6 (12.00%) NAS
9 5 (10.00%) NetScaler
9 5 (10.00%) iSCSI
9 5 (10.00%) Wireless
10 4 (8.00%) DHCP
10 4 (8.00%) SNMP
11 3 (6.00%) MPLS
12 1 (2.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (20.00%) Military
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Server Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.00%) Server Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Server Support
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Clustering
2 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) PDA
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (86.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Service Management
3 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (22.00%) Project Management
3 11 (22.00%) Time Management
4 10 (20.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) Information Security
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) Document Management
4 10 (20.00%) DevOps
5 7 (14.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (14.00%) Change Management
5 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (12.00%) Change Control
6 6 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) SIEM
8 2 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) C
3 8 (16.00%) VBScript
4 6 (12.00%) PHP
4 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (26.00%) MCSE
3 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (18.00%) MCITP
5 9 (18.00%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (16.00%) MCSA
7 5 (10.00%) CCNA
7 5 (10.00%) CCA
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (26.00%) XenApp
4 11 (22.00%) VMware ESX
5 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (14.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) SCCM
2 12 (24.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (24.00%) Backup Exec
3 9 (18.00%) WSUS
3 9 (18.00%) SCOM
4 7 (14.00%) NetBackup
5 6 (12.00%) Zenoss
5 6 (12.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (10.00%) vMotion
6 5 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (94.00%) VMware
2 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (50.00%) Citrix
4 16 (32.00%) Cisco
5 12 (24.00%) Symantec
6 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (14.00%) Sophos
7 7 (14.00%) NetApp
8 5 (10.00%) Websense
8 5 (10.00%) Veeam
9 2 (4.00%) HP
10 1 (2.00%) LANDesk